Tag: ralph friedgen

Winners and Losers: All losers this week

LOSER: Mike Shanahan OK, so Rex Grossman isn’t the solution. Don’t get too excited about his four TDs in Washington’s 33-30 loss at Dallas Sunday. He also had two interceptions and a sack fumble, and didn’t exactly look adept in his second run at a late-game two-minute drill. Coach Mike Shanahan is back to square […]


Press Conference: Ralph Friedgen

Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen talks with the media. Maryland (6-3, 3-2 ACC) plays at Virginia (4-5, 1-4 ACC) on Saturday. On an overall message to the team this week after a tough loss “I told the team yesterday that it was a very tough defeat. Our kids played extremely hard and it was a […]


Press Conference: Ralph Friedgen

Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen talks with the media. Maryland (6-3, 3-2 ACC) plays at Virginia (4-5, 1-4 ACC) on Saturday. On an overall message to the team this week after a tough loss “I told the team yesterday that it was a very tough defeat. Our kids played extremely hard and it was a […]


Maryland: The end of an era?

Maryland at Virginia: Nov. 13 There’s not much you can do to dress up a 2-10 season. Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen doesn’t try to. “It’s not something that we talk about daily, but they know the score. I kind of like it like that myself. I kind of enjoy that kind of motivation,” said Friedgen, […]


ACC football press conference quotes

Staff Report Frank Spaziani – Boston College Opening statement: By now, the freshman (Dave Shinskie) is not a freshman and he has played and has the experience. One thing that happened (Saturday) is that, as a team, the line is moving forward but we still have some injuries that are falling backwards. We are a […]


Ralph Friedgen | Maryland coach talks in advance of Tech game

Staff Report On the Virginia Tech defense: I’ve been very impressed with them on tape. Obviously, they’re very well coached and they have a lot of speed on defense. They have the No. 1 defense in the conference and play with great effort. On the Virginia Tech offense: They have a big, strong offensive line […]


College Football Saturday (And Thursday!)

College Football Saturday begins with a preview of the Thursday-night national-TV matchup between Virginia Tech and Maryland and continues with a look at Saturday’s UVa.-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem. Hear from the coaches and from AFP editor Chris Graham with commentary and analysis. Length: 10:11.


College Football: The turnaround at Scott

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Duke 31, UVa. 3. UVa. 31, Maryland 0. Up is down, cats and dogs are playin’ together, John McCain and Barack Obama are … well, they’re slinging mud. But none of the rest of it makes any sense. “We took a little step forward here tonight,” Virginia coach Al Groh […]


Winners and Losers: ‘Hoos, Hokies headed in different directions

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net HOKIES GET BREATHER AFTER TRIO OF GRITTY WINS: Frank Beamer remembers when Western Kentucky was a big game. “We were both in the western part of Kentucky, and that was a big game back then,” said Beamer, who coached at Murray State before returning to his alma mater at Virginia […]